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  • FRANKFURT, March 22- Banks looking to move from Britain to the euro zone after Brexit may be given an expedited entry, with supervisors willing to spare them from a lengthy initial test of their risk models, a top European Central Bank official said on Wednesday. A review of such internal models can take months, so the ECB's temporary waiver could expedite...

  • OSLO, March 22- European Union outsiders Norway and Iceland must boost their policy coordination in response to Britain's planned departure from the block, as well as other changes in global politics, the two Nordic countries said on Wednesday. Along with Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland benefit from free movement of people, goods, services and capital within...

  • The London Taxi Company plant near the city of Coventry is Britain's first electric vehicle factory and will help the firm to expand overseas as part of a 300 million pound investment. The move is the latest stage in the turnaround of a company which was saved from bankruptcy just over four years ago by China's Geely and is also a welcome boost for Britain as it...

  • LONDON, March 21- Goldman Sachs will begin moving hundreds of people out of London before any Brexit deal is struck as part of its contingency plans for Britain leaving the European Union, the Wall Street firm's Europe CEO said. British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger EU divorce proceedings on March 29, launching two years of negotiations that will shape...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- The dollar hovered near a six-week low against a basket of currencies on Monday, weighed down by last week's interest-rate guidance from the U.S. "It's follow-through and a hangover from last week- the concept of a dovish Fed," said Brad Bechtel, managing director at Jefferies in New York. The post-meeting communique retained language on avoiding...

  • BRUSSELS, March 15- European Council President Donald Tusk dismissed suggestions that Britain would rather leave the European Union without a deal than sign an unsatisfactory one as "increasing threats". "The claims increasingly taking the form of threats that no agreement will be good for the UK and bad for the EU needs to be addressed," Tusk told the European...

  • LONDON, March 14- British Prime Minister Theresa May has won the right to launch divorce proceedings with the European Union and begin two years of talks that will shape the future of Britain and Europe. Both houses backed the "Brexit bill" and after securing symbolic approval from Queen Elizabeth, expected in the coming days, May has the right to begin what could be...

  • LONDON, March 14- European shares fell on Tuesday on uncertainty ahead of elections in the Netherlands and a U.S. interest rate decision later in the week. In a week dominated by political and central bank events, markets were focussed on the Netherlands' parliamentary election on Wednesday as well as an interest rate decision by the U.S. "With a busy calendar of...

  • LONDON, March 14- European shares fell on Tuesday on uncertainty ahead of elections in the Netherlands and a U.S. interest rate decision later in the week. It did not comment on a report that France's Engie was considering a bid for the company. Britain's FTSE 100 index outperformed, however, gaining 0.2 percent as sterling hit an 8- week low after British Prime...

  • *Spot gold had edged down 0.1 percent to $1,202.36 per ounce by 0057 GMT. *The statement from the Fed, due to be released Wednesday at 1800 GMT, will be followed by a briefing at 1830 GMT. *British Prime Minister Theresa May has won the right to launch divorce proceedings with the European Union and begin two years of talks that will shape the future of Britain and Europe.

  • LONDON, March 14- Prime Minister Theresa May has won the right to launch divorce proceedings with the European Union and begin two years of talks that will shape the future of Britain and Europe. May, who was appointed prime minister shortly after Britain voted to leave the EU in June, faced down attempts in both the lower and upper houses of parliament to add...

  • BRUSSELS, March 13- Gazprom is ready to comply with EU rules to end a five-year antitrust case and avoid fines, the bloc's competition commissioner said on Monday, signalling a thaw in business ties between Moscow and Brussels despite tensions over Ukraine. Eight member states in the east, all formerly dominated by Moscow, now have until May 4 to object to the EU...

  • LONDON, March 7- British consumers are feeling the strain of rising prices caused by last year's Brexit vote, suggesting the economy is heading for a slowdown just as London gears up for divorce talks with the European Union, surveys and data showed on Tuesday. After helping the economy withstand the immediate Brexit shock last year, consumers are reining in...

  • *Signs of slowdown appearing as UK gears up to trigger Brexit. *Annual house price growth cools to weakest since 2013- Halifax. LONDON, March 7- British consumers are feeling the strain of rising prices caused by last year's Brexit vote, suggesting the economy is heading for a slowdown just as London gears up for divorce talks with the European Union, surveys and data...

  • BEIJING, March 7- China's civil code pre-amble, expected to be passed next Wednesday by the National People's Congress, promises to address a number of legal questions:. -The pre-amble draft requires companies rights and obligations are determined in a "fair" and "reasonable" way. The previous principles only required "fairness".

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...